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Re: Hackability

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2009 19:52:38 +0200

On 01.09.2009 19:47, Mike Dixon wrote:
> Rafael M. Heise wrote:
>> If anyone knows something more about Hackability, please, let me know!
>
> Here's the language progression to get to Hackability:
>
> to hack (verb): to write code. This is the benign usage of hack.
>
> hackable (adjective): possible to hack. To say that something is
> "hackable" is saying that the the code is clear and understandable,
> which makes it easy to maintain and extend.
>
> hackability (noun): the measure of how hackable a particular codebase is.
>
> The following statements are equivalent:
> "The SVN codebase can easily be maintained, expanded and improved."
> "SVN is easy to hack."
> "SVN is very hackable."
> "SVN has a lot of hackability."

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/hackability

Stefan

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